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3rd National eScience Symposium

Open Call for Path-Finding Projects

NLeSC is currently accepting submissions for new Path-Finding Projects which are supported to the value of €50K via the in kind provision of eScience Research Engineers.

Erik Fledderus new Director SURF

March 24th, 2015

On 20 May 2015 Erik Fledderus will start as General Director of the SURF cooperative. As Chairman of the Board of Directors he will be coordinating the renewed SURF-organization, together with the directors of the operating companies Jan Bakker (SURFmarket), Erwin Bleumink (SURFnet) and Anwar Osseyran (SURFsara). (News item in Dutch)

“eScience Research Engineers play a vital role by supporting research projects at universities”

Drs. Jan de Jeu, Vice President Board of the University of Groningen

Summer in the City

Chemistry software awarded again

March 19th, 2015

MAGMa, a computational method for molecule identification developed collaboratively by the Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) and Wageningen University (WUR), has been awarded again in the international CASMI contest. Last year MAGMa was selected as the best automated tool for small molecule identification.

Massive Point Clouds for eSciences
Beyond the Data Explosion
Creation of Food Specific Ontologies for Food Focused Text Mining

Cities are getting more intelligent

March 2nd, 2015

Due to sensors, citizen science and big data analysis cities are becoming smarter: we can locate bumps in roads, precisely measure air pollution or identify innovative ways of recycling waste. Kennislink, The Netherlands` most-visited popular science website, interviewed eScience Project Leader Peter van Oosterom and eScience Research Engineer Oscar Martinez Rubi on their work in this field. (article is in Dutch).

Chemical Informatics for Metabolite Identification and Biochemical Network Reconstruction